Amid a push for cities in Merced County to become “sanctuaries” for undocumented immigrants, the Livingston Union School District’s governing board last week voted for its schools to be “safe havens” for students.
Raelynn Blackwell scored 10 of her 19 points in the fourth quarter, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 39 seconds left, as the Merced High girls basketball snapped Atwater’s nine-game winning streak with a 57-53 win on Tuesday night.
The worst area of drought in California has significantly narrowed to a small region northwest of Los Angeles that has stubbornly failed to benefit from Pacific storms that have drenched much of the state since the fall and were lining up again Wednesday.
Merced Union High School student Mina Lopez, 14, has her wish granted by The Make-A-Wish Foundation to meet "Weird Al" Yankovic, during a ceremony at Yosemite High School in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. Lopez, who is battling leukemia, will travel to San Francisco to meet Yankovic.
Andrew KuhnMerced Sun-Star
Make-A-Wish Foundation grants Merced teen's wish to meet "Weird Al" Yankovic